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John R. Platt

John R. Platt is the editor of The Revelator. An award-winning environmental journalist, his work has appeared in Scientific American, Audubon, Motherboard, and numerous other magazines and publications. His "Extinction Countdown" column has run continuously since 2004 and has covered news and science related to more than 1,000 endangered species.

Articles by this author

 

Feeling Hopeless About the Climate? Try Our 30-Day Action Plan

Doing something every day will help to change your attitude and create momentum for change.

John R. Platt ·


The Extinction Deniers Are Here

Just like climate deniers, they’re out to obfuscate and debase the scientists and conservationists trying to save the world—and maybe get rid of a few pesky species in the process

John R. Platt ·

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